This week we feature articles from Steve Jones, and Arvind Narayanan & Sayash Kapoor.

Additional reading comes from Victor Morgante, Andrej Karpathy, Daniel Tunkelang, and LlamaIndex.

News comes from Sinequa, Perplexity,, and Siteimprove.

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Opinion / Analysis

The AGI hype is damaging the AI opportunity

“There are two ways that this hype is damaging the view of AI within businesses today.

  • It sounds like utter snake oil promising that in future it will be great
  • It implies that current AI approaches aren’t good enough”

Steve Jones calls out the hypesters. (6 min)

Scientists should use AI as a tool, not an oracle

AI hype damage is not just bad for business, it’s bad for science. Arvind Narayanan & Sayash Kapoor explain “How AI hype leads to flawed research that fuels more hype”. (6 min)

More Reading

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Content technology news

Sinequa releases new generative AI assistants

The enterprise domain-specific generative AI assistants integrate with content and applications to augment and transform knowledge work.

Perplexity introduces Perplexity Pages

Pages lets you create, organize, and share information. Search any topic, and instantly receive a well-structured, beautifully formatted article. launches secure unstructured data lakehouse for LLMs

Tonic Textual is specifically architected to meet the complexity, scale, integration and privacy demands of enterprise unstructured data.

Siteimprove launches new product features

New capabilities designed to turn data into easy to understand insights, increase cross-organizational collaboration & facilitate decision making.

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